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January 12, 2022
It’s a new medical mystery, one facing everyone out and about during winter months: If you’re feeling under the weather, how can you tell if you have COVID-19, the flu, or a cold?
January 12, 2022
Zachary Zimmer, MD, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the George Washington University GW Medical Faculty Associates, explains how you can avoid strained backs and sprained wrists during winter and when you should seek help for more serious injuries.
January 7, 2022
As if COVID-19 and its many infection surges haven’t been challenging enough, rates of telogen effluvium, a kind of temporary hair loss, have also reportedly spiked, either as a result of pandemic stress or of the disease itself.
January 5, 2022
Congratulations to Andrew Choi, MD, on his award recognizing his leadership for the American College of Cardiology Mid-Atlantic Capital Cardiology Symposium.
December 20, 2021
Seasonal affective disorder, or S.A.D., can be a formidable consequence of shorter days, colder weather, and weaker sunlight. However, it’s highly treatable, thanks to treatments such as light therapy.
December 17, 2021
Dana Brent, executive coordinator with the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates medicine clerkship programs, is a special, invaluable presence in medicine: not only is she inspired by the students she supports, but she is also an inspiring person herself.
December 10, 2021
A seasoned professional in orthopaedic surgery, Leticia Graham, executive coordinator at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, has gathered threads of gratitude and compassion over time at the department, and her generosity has made her a paragon of warmth and professionalism…
December 6, 2021
Between Thanksgiving feasts and holiday parties, weight gain feels inevitable. Most people, however, only put on a few pounds (even if it feels like more).
December 6, 2021
Frosty weather, wind, and lower indoor humidity can turn even the healthiest of skin dry, itchy, and scaly. Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, director of clinical research and contact dermatitis at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, explains how to treat your skin with…
November 23, 2021
John Shafer, education manager at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, is in a fortunate position: not only does he play a direct role in helping to shape the experiences of obstetrics and gynecology residents, but he also gets to watch these doctors learn and grow.